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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Lamp Switches -> Combination Valve -> Components -> Diagonally Split System -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Front & Rear Split System -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Front & Rear Split System

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective systems.

If the rear brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary piston movement will displace hydraulic fluid in the primary section of the master cylinder to actuate the front brake system.

If the front brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove hub nut.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove ball joint to steering knuckle nut.
  • Break ball joint loose from steering knuckle.
  • Push axle...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic System Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> DTC C0569 System Configuration Error -> DTC C0750 Left Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0755 Right Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0760 Left Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor Or C0765 Right Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor -> DTC C0775 Low Tire Pressure System Sensors Not Learned -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Low Tire Pressure Indicator Fault -> Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Tests

Low tire pressure in one or more tires is indicated by a continuously illuminated TPMS indicator after the bulb check is completed. The DIC will display a check tire pressure type message, if equipped. It is not necessary to perform the Relearn procedure for a low tire condition.

When a TPMS DTC is set, the TPMS indicator will flash for one minute after the bulb check is completed and then will remain illuminated. The DI...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Disconnect engine harness electrical connector.
  • Po...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-07 Ion, 2005-09 Cobalt & 2007-09 G5
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

On 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 18,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2004-09 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Push inward at each side of the g...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2008-09 G5 -> Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method -> Relearn -> Reset -> Scan Tool Method
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

Reset

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cleared by adjusting the tires to the recommended pressure and driving the vehicle at a speed above 25 mph for more that 2 minutes.

Relearn

Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method
  • On models with standard ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the on position.
  • On models with keyless ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the ACC position.
  • On all models, using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sou...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove evaporator hose assembly.
  • Remove condenser tube.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front fend...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5  2.2 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Underhood Fuse Block Connector
  • Left Front Strut Tower
  • Engine Components Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5  2.2 L4 GASEngine Components Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Actuator Control Module
  • Supercharger Inlet Pressure Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Pontiac G5 SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G5 SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter
  • Body Control Module
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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